Rakowski joined the Harvard staff in 2016 after spending the past six seasons at Holy Cross. He is in his first year with the Crimson.
During his tenure with the Crusaders, Rakowski helped 27 players earn All-Patriot League recognition, including 10 pitchers. He mentored five players selected in the Major League Baseball draft while in Worcester, and helped the Crusaders to a 30-win season in 2016.
Prior to his time at Holy Cross, Rakowski was the head assistant baseball coach and recruiting coordinator at Tacoma Community College from 2005-10. He helped lead Tacoma to the NWAACC playoffs during each of his five seasons, and helped place 40 players to four-year programs, with seven going to the Division I level.
Rakowski has also served as an assistant coach at Willamette, San Francisco State and DeAnza Junior College. Additionally, he serves as an instructor at the annual Stanford All-Star Baseball Camp.
A graduate of San Francisco State in 2002, Rakowski later received his master’s degree from National University in 2009.